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FLIGHT Trailer: The Eyes Have It

My friend, the German media scholar and trailer historian, Professor Vinzenz Hediger, recently mentioned how much he admired the trailer for Denzel Washington’s upcoming release, Flight, a fictional exploration of a flawed hero, lionized for a miraculous crash landing then … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST TRAILER: Contemporary Marketing for the Silent Era

Having enjoyed The Artist, whose ingenious reclamation of silent film for 21st century audiences was so nuanced and joyful, I wondered whether its trailer attempted anything as ambitious with 1920’s film marketing. Alas, it didn’t. No great surprise, here, since … Continue reading

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